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Submitted by cheryl (United States), Jul 20, 2006 at 17:45

I have been wanting to get straight answers from a Western Muslim. You seem like a responsible person who has his act together.

How do you personally feel about Sharia Law becoming the law of the United States?

How do you personally feel about a religious income tax, which is what is collected which goes into the national treasury in Islamic nations without secular constitutions? Do you personally believe that religion should be taxed?

How do you feel about paid Clergy (by the Government) having key roles in decision making in all levels of government, about, it seems, the clergy being given preference over other lay citizens?

If you were asked to vote yes or no on abrogating the Constitutions of the United States with a document begun and drawn up by Islamists, would you vote yes or no?

How do you personally feel about the rightness of the difference between taxes paid by muslims and other religions in an islamic nation just so the other religionsfollowers can use the court system?

How do you feel about changing the inheritance laws which presently exist in the USA which would in effect make a female heir lose half of the inheritance (Sharia law from the Koran) which she currently receives according to English Jurisprudence?

I haven't had a single answer from a real Muslim about any of these questions.

I read the five pillars of islam. The first two are about money, one which will bring revenue to Mecca (Saudi Arabia) itself from millions of Muslims from all over the world year after year (to honor Allah and the prophet Mohammed, of course), and then there is the establishment of the charity tax which is in reality a state tax on religion (to keep believers from becoming contaminated by greed, of course).

The way I see it, Islam is as much about money, getting rich of course, power, and greed as any nations that worships capitalism. If this weren't so, I wouldn't see the ads on the internet sites selling all sort of Muslim products.

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